ozonolysis

noun
ozon·​ol·​y·​sis | \ ˌō-(ˌ)zō-ˈnäl-ə-səs How to pronounce ozonolysis (audio) \
plural ozonolyses\ -​ə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce ozonolysis (audio) \

Medical Definition of ozonolysis

: the cleavage of an unsaturated organic compound at the position of unsaturation by conversion to the ozonide followed by decomposition (as by hydrolysis)

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“Ozonolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ozonolysis. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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